LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Former heavyweight champion Greg Page was
released from a rehabilitation center on Tuesday, a month after he
was hospitalized with pneumonia and other health problems.
Page, 48, was released from Frazier Rehab Institute in
Louisville. He was sent there after being hospitalized on Nov. 24.
The former WBA heavyweight champion suffered brain damage after
a 2001 fight in northern Kentucky. After the fight, he slipped into
a coma, then had a stroke during post-fight surgery. He is
paralyzed on his left side and uses a wheelchair.
Page became the WBA champion in December 1984, when he beat
Gerrie Coetzee in South Africa.